Why Harry Belafonte is right about the future of Colin Kaepernick’s protest

Why Harry Belafonte is right about the future of Colin Kaepernick’s protest
  Iconic film actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte joined Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” show on the last day of August to discuss modern social activism in sports. Late summer days are usually littered with football predictions and power rankings, but it was San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to participate in a national...

For Colin Kaepernick, life goes beyond football

For Colin Kaepernick, life goes beyond football
Colin Kaepernick has been protesting for months, without much attention — until now. A quick scroll through his twitter feed will display a message that’s been there all along: he believes Black lives are disposable in the eyes of the law. On Friday night, before kickoff against the Green Bay Packers, the 49ers quarterback sat. Perched in front...

Why Chicago needs more Jabari Parkers

Why Chicago needs more Jabari Parkers
There are many high school hoopers that leave Chicago to go on to do great things. Some become community mentors that create opportunities through the sport, others play professionally overseas and travel the world, while the very best ball in the NBA. However, there are too many that have their dreams deferred by the city’s...